Here’s our favourite 10 interesting facts about plumbing and heating

by | May 1, 2019 | Latest News

Did you know that three out of four people have the flap of their toilet roll at the front, rather than at the back?

Which one are you?

Here at Bumblebee Heating, we love our plumbing and heating stats. So much so, that we wanted to share our favourites with you.

Like the word ‘plumbing’ itself, which originates from the Latin word ‘plumbum’ – meaning ‘lead’.

So let’s dive in, here are our top ten picks:

Fact 1: Did you know that the average person spends at least three years of their life sitting on the toilet?

Fact 2: If you have a leaky tap in your kitchen or bathroom and it drips at least twice per minute, then you’re wasting a gallon of water each week. That adds up over time! As soon as you discover a leak, call out your plumber.

Fact 3: Who are the world’s most famous plumbers? If you guessed any of our Bumblebee team, you were very close! Although we’re catching them up, fictional characters Mario and Luigi still take the gold prize on this one!

Fact 4: Your boiler accounts for 60% of your household’s annual energy costs. How efficient they are has a huge impact on your outgoings. To ensure your boiler is running most efficiently, book a boiler service.

Fact 5: By turning down your thermostat by as little as one degree, you could reduce your heating bills by almost 10%.

Fact 6: Did you know that you could save more than 10 gallons of water per day when you have a leak? By hiring a professional to locate and repair small plumbing leaks, you can save. Always call a plumber to investigate to make savings. Here are our other problems you shouldn’t fix yourself.

Fact 7: Did you know that Albert Einstein said that if he had to live his life all over again, he would have become either a plumber or a tree surgeon? Good choices, Albert!

Fact 8: The efficiency of your boiler attributes to 70% of your energy bills. That’s why it’s so important to invest in the most efficient unit within your budget. And to check your boiler’s efficiency, book a boiler service or get a new boiler quote today.

Fact 9: You could save £200 a year with a new energy-efficient boiler with a full set of heating controls (According to The Energy Saving Trust). When was the last time you checked your boiler’s efficiency?

Fact 10: And last but not least: Did you know that by booking a Bumblebee heating annual boiler service, you are providing 25 hot meals for your engineer’s families? That’s why each one of our fully qualified and friendly engineers provides an unbeatable customer service to every customer, every time.

Get in Touch Today

If you have any plumbing or heating concerns, the award-winning team at Bumblebee Plumbing and Heating is here to help. We’re proud to have been recently awarded ‘Best Installer of the Year 2018’ and ‘Which? Trusted Trader of the Month’.

We offer a range of great benefits, including 0% Interest Finance, 10-year warranties and we’ll match any price of a like-for-like quote. Call us today on 01925 713 293

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